Associate Vice President, Study Abroad & International Programs
With Pitzer Since: 1998
Field Group: Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Campus Address: West Hall, Suite 100
PhD, Claremont Graduate University
MA, Louisiana State University
BA (honors), Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
“The Ethnorelative Engineer: Culturally Immersive Study Abroad Programs for Engineering Students,” IIE Networker: The Journal of the Institute of International Education (Spring 2011). With Rhonda Chiles and Mike Donahue.
Selected Conference Presentations and Invited Talks
“Challenges and Solutions to Direct Assessment of Student Learning on Study Abroad Programs,” paper presented at the Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement 2013 Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, February 2013. With Mike Donahue.
“A Holistic Approach to Direct Assessment of Student Learning in Study Abroad,” paper presented at the Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference, Boston, MA, April 7, 2011. With Mike Donahue.
“Igniting Change: The Goals of Foundation Funding to Institutions of Higher Education in the U.S.,” paper presented at the Public Policy Forum at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, November 17, 2010.
Selected Public Commentary and Media Coverage
“The Rise and Fall of the Celtic Tiger,” The American Institute for Progressive Democracy, no. 12 (fall 2012).
Selected Grants, Awards and Honors
Appointed chair of the national Diversity Abroad Task Force on LGBTQ students by Diversity Network, May 2014.
Appointed to the review board of the International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 2013.